Songs to Drink By
March 17, 2008 1:01 PM   Subscribe

While your enjoying your beer why not watch some Irish Drinking Songs such as: Drink the Night Away, Old Dun Cow, Johnny Jump-Up, and Another Irish Drinking Song. And for any inebriated geeks out there tonight, A Jedi Drinking Song, and the Prequel
posted by Del Far (15 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Here's a pretty good version of Whiskey On A Sunday (via It Came From Canada).
posted by The Card Cheat at 1:23 PM on March 17, 2008

Not Irish? So what? Drink, Drink, Drink!
posted by Smart Dalek at 1:28 PM on March 17, 2008

Not Irish, but more drinking songs: Great Big Sea, The Old Black Rum and The Night That Paddy Murphy Died
posted by dilettante at 2:04 PM on March 17, 2008

Shane MacGowan - The Great Hunger, a 60 minute documentary containing scenes of the Irish countryside, singing and drinking. Some discussion of whether or not the Irish wish to be thought of as a country of people who stay too long at the pub. The audio seems to be out of sync with the video so it may give that tipsy feeling without that alcohol.
posted by TimTypeZed at 2:19 PM on March 17, 2008

Dinna ferget Tubthumping, lasses and laddies.

Happy St. Paddy's Day, and may the road rise to meet ya, cetera, cetera, cetera.
posted by Marie Mon Dieu at 2:29 PM on March 17, 2008

I think this song is better.

damn missing img tag
posted by Pope Guilty at 2:42 PM on March 17, 2008

Not drinking, but more Irish (and Swedish and... um... something else): Danny Boy
posted by The corpse in the library at 3:28 PM on March 17, 2008

Flogging Molly is awesome.
posted by Tehanu at 3:42 PM on March 17, 2008

Marie Mon Dieu - Did you just link to fucking Chumbawumba?
posted by Artw at 4:22 PM on March 17, 2008

Barstool Mountain's Top 100 drinking songs.

See also: Whiskey in the Jar: Essential Irish Drinking Songs & Sing Alongs

Former Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan in fine drinking form.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 4:41 PM on March 17, 2008

Much love to the Pogues. Also the Dropkick Murphys.
posted by Tehanu at 4:54 PM on March 17, 2008

Neither Irish, but my two favourites:
Doug Anthony All Stars - Broad Lic Nic (skip to 5:30)
Spirit of the West - Home for a Rest
posted by markr at 6:52 PM on March 17, 2008

Um too lazy and buzzed to see if Clancy Brothers have been posted just assuming they haven't so here ye go.

All for me Grog

Wild Rover

Finnegan's Wake

By the Risin' of the Moon

And in the spirit of the post (I hope) my favorite Clancy Brothers sung tune 'Charlie Mopps' internet style Beer Beer Beer
posted by WickedPissah at 7:18 PM on March 17, 2008

There was Barney McGee from the banks of the Lee,
There was Hogan from County Tyrone
There was Jimmy McGurk who was scarred stiff of work
And a man from Westmeath called Malone
There was Slugger O'Toole who was drunk as a rule
And fighting Bill Tracey from Dover
And your man Mick McCann from the banks of the Bann
Was the skipper of the Irish Rover
posted by DecemberBoy at 7:55 PM on March 17, 2008

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